Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland)

Funded in part by the federal-provincial-territorial Canadian Agricultural Partnership, the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre is a research and innovation laboratory dedicated to horticulture science and innovation.

Vineland’s innovation goals prioritize empowering the sector to improve environmental performance on and off the farm. These goals include diversifying and enhancing horticultural products produced in Canada for domestic and export markets, diversifying and commercializing automation technologies and production solutions. Vineland’s expertise in sensory profiles of horticultural products, consumer satisfaction drivers, market segments and value-added opportunities help provide strategic research along the supply chain to researchers, growers, producers, marketers and retailers through contract and collaborative projects. Vineland works with companies to develop sustainable business plans and growth strategies tailored to their operations.


4890 Victoria Avenue North – Box 4000
Vineland, Ontario
L0R 2E0

Areas of Expertise

Horticultural science
– Biological crop protection that reduces the use of chemical pesticides
– Delivering new products, tools, and standards for sustainable landscapes

Automation of horticulture operations
– Creating operational savings through automation, artificial intelligence, and precision technology

Plant Variety Development (Biodiversity)
– Introducing new and enhanced plant varietis for commercial impact

Consumer Insights
– Utilizing sensory and consumer-focused research for horticultural product development and market positioning

Research and development:
– Custom automation solutions
– Technology assessment & consultation
– Technology augmentation & optimization


Process R&D
Product R&D
Business Development & Consulting

Contact Information



Twitter: @Vinelandrsrch


Published: September 14, 2021

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